Wrongly-imprisoned singer stuns again with powerful Westlife cover on America's Got Talent

Publish Date
Thursday, 10 September 2020, 3:56PM

He first shot to fame earlier this year with his inspirational audition singing Elton John's 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me' on America's Got Talent.

And now Archie Williams is back with another powerful performance.

Archie - who was wrongfully imprisoned for 37 years for a crime he did not commit, after a woman was stabbed and raped in her home in 1982 - stunned the show's judges with his emotional rendition of Westlife's hit 'Flying Without Wings.'

Dedicating the performance to his daughter, Archie struggled to hold back the tears as he belted out the powerful lyrics.

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Following his performance, Heidi Klum expressed that she sees so many acts and "most of the time I can forget about their stories and just focus on the acts, and I always try with you, and I always fail."

Howie Mandel added: "Your imperfection is perfection. Tonight was a great story that you ended with a happy ending, you'll live happily ever after, and we all will."

Just wow.